Transaction Legal Advisor | AG Real Estate

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For AG Real Estate, I am looking for a Transaction Legal Advisor with 2 to 5 years of experience. Fluent in French or Dutch, with good command of the other language and very good command of English.

Company

AG Real Estate, the real estate subsidiary of AG Insurance and real estate advisor of Ageas, is the largest real estate group in Belgium. The company manages a 6.6 billion EUR portfolio of office buildings, shopping centres, sustainable urban/residential buildings, logistics hubs, healthcare residences, public infrastructure (PPP) and car parks. Its core activities include real estate development, asset management, property management, real estate financing and management of public car parks.

AG Real Estate aims to manage its diversified portfolio of assets in an optimal, integrated and sustainable way. As an investor and developer, it operates in Belgium, France, Luxembourg and selected European markets. It has adopted a code of conduct and has started to implement a sustainable development policy, which is the backbone of the group's commitments.

Function

Within the Legal & Tax department, you work as a Legal Advisor focusing on real estate transactions (investment/development). Under the supervision of the Head of, you are responsible for the legal aspects related to the sale and acquisition of buildings and real estate companies, the financing of real estate projects and development projects:

  • You draft and review documents related to real estate transactions (shareholders' agreement, promise to sell, purchase, sale, promotion agreement, building lease, long term lease, construction agreements...) and participate in negotiations
  • You prepare, analyse, evaluate (risk assessment) and negotiate contracts related to development projects: architects agreements, service contracts, BET...; purchase, sale and option contracts (during the commercialisation of the project); all kinds of real estate contracts such as leases, precarious occupancy agreements, long term contracts, building lease...); related deeds (such as easements, basic deeds, volumes...)
  • You occasionally provide advice on real estate-related matters (including environmental and/or urban planning permits, soil, energy performance...)
  • In a constructive manner, you try to resolve disputes out of court within the established contractual framework, and you manage any disputes (with the help of external advisors)
  • You provide legal training and guidance to operational and technical colleagues in the business lines
  • You study and monitor legal developments in the relevant areas
  • You draft, adapt and update standard contracts (in particular, NDA, head of terms, letter of interest...)

Profile

  • You hold a Master’s degree in law
  • You have 2 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • You have proven skills in real estate M&A
  • You are a good communicator and flexible
  • You are proactive and have a sense of initiative
  • You have excellent organisational skills
  • You are service-oriented and enjoy working in a team, but are also able to function independently
  • You are fluent in French or Dutch and have a good knowledge of the other language. You have a very good command of English

Offer

  • A varied position with responsibilities within the largest real estate group in Belgium
  • A dynamic department where you can be directly involved in the thinking and successes
  • Intellectual challenges on large-scale transactions
  • The opportunity to develop your potential through a wide range of training courses
  • The possibility to work remotely for a better work-life balance
  • An attractive and innovative salary package with many fringe benefits

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